Tell U.S. Media to Fix Its Palestine Coverage

We have four simple demands for U.S. mainstream media outlets to help fix their broken coverage of Palestine. (Some outlets, of course, are less biased than others.) Add your name below before we deliver this petition to U.S. mainstream media:

1. Include the voices of Palestinian rights activists and peace activists, both from Palestine and from the United States.

2. Include the stories of Palestinian victims and their friends and loved ones.

3. Use the active voice. If the Israeli military kills someone, say so. Don't say that Palestinians died, or "died in clashes," and leave the cause of death a mystery to be discovered through careful reading of later paragraphs.

4. Provide appropriate context so that those you are informing of the latest violence know that Israel forcibly removed Palestinians from their homes in 1948 and through the 1967 war, that Israel today illegally occupies and blockades Palestinians, that Israel holds many Palestinian political prisoners, that Israel receives billions of dollars in free high-tech weaponry from the United States every year, and that none of these things is true for the other "side" of the "conflict."

26-50 of 10394 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
10369 1 week ago C. Lopez Reno, NV
10368 1 week ago pat crispi NY, NY
10367 1 week ago Jemma Tremillo San Antonio , TX
10366 1 week ago Nanlouise Wolfe Santa Cruz, CA
10365 1 week ago Anonymous Folsom, CA
10364 1 week ago Kevin Melfi Cranston, RI
10363 1 week ago Timothy Kraft Saint Paul, MN
10362 1 week ago Lori Kershner Selinsgrove, PA
10361 1 week ago David Swanson Charlottesville, VA
10360 1 week ago Becky Broskin Home, PA
10359 1 week ago Diana Bush Milpitas, CA
10358 1 week ago Anonymous S h, FL
10357 1 week ago William Soto Woodhaven, NY Que viva Palistine Libre!
10356 1 week ago Kris Kaul Ann Arbor, MI
10355 1 week ago Emily Moran Merced, CA
10354 1 week ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
10353 1 week ago Christian de Dampierre Raimondi San Vito di Cadore, ot Civil Rights !
10352 1 week ago Michael Lowery Salem, OR The media's overt silence on this perpetual Hell in Palestine speaks LOUDLY to their bias and agenda.The puppets you see on TV are just that - puppets. It's the executives behind the scenes who make...
10351 1 week ago Ptolemy Adams Grandville, MI
10350 1 week ago Sandra Middour Middleburg, VA
10349 1 week ago Meghan Berres Banning, CA
10348 1 week ago Pamela Lacey Rialto, CA
10347 1 week ago Cynthia Sohaili El monte, CA
10346 1 week ago Anne McDonald EVANSTON, IL
10345 1 week ago Jo Ann Price Berkeley, CA
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